How Common Are Swimming Pool Accidents?


Imagine for a second that you are swimming in the swimming pool and you suddenly notice your loved one struggling or unresponsively in the deepest part of the pool. You can’t believe it when you see your loved one in the pool, seriously injured.

Knowing the statistics on swimming pool accidents, and how lawyers can help you prepare for any accident in a swimming pool and make the process easier.

Swimming Pool Accident Statistics

You may wonder how common swimming pool accidents are. They can’t possibly be so common as people are generally careful around the pool.

Swimming pool accidents happen a lot. Swimming pool accidents can be caused by a variety of things, including chicken fights, diving into shallow water and drowning.

According to the Center for Disease Control, “In the United States on average, 3,536 drowning deaths occurred annually between 2005 and 2014, which equates to 10 deaths per day. There are also thousands of other people who get injured in swimming pools every year.

What Can an Attorney Do for You?

You may know now that swimming pool accidents happen more often than you thought. However, if it happens to someone you care about, you might not be sure how to deal with the situation. An attorney can be of assistance.

Working with an experienced swimming pool accident lawyer to strengthen your case may allow you to accuse the pool owner of negligence or lack of warnings, and recover compensation for your injuries.

This post was written by Kelly-Ann Jenkins of Jenkins Law P.L. Kelly-Ann is an insurance claim Lawyer. The information on this site is not intended to and does not offer legal advice, legal recommendations, or legal representation on any matter. Hiring an attorney is an important decision, which should not be based on advertising. You need to consult an attorney for legal advice regarding your situation. Click here to learn more! The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only. Information on this website may not constitute the most up-to-date legal or other information. This website contains links to other third-party websites. Such links are only for the convenience of the reader, user or browser; the ABA and its members do not recommend or endorse the contents of the third-party sites.



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